Apply to the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program!

The Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) is a six-week summer jobs program for Cambridge residents, starting at age 14 (teens must be 14 by July 6, 2021) through the summer after teens complete high school. MSYEP offers a variety of engaging employment opportunities to young people, who will be paid $13.50 per hour.

The 2021 cycle of MSYEP will run from July 6 – August 13, 2021 and offer virtual, in-person, and hybrid summer work experiences. 

Click here to apply online to MSYEP!  Applications will be accepted May 3 – May 14, 2021. 

Click here for instructions about completing the online MSYEP registration.

Due to the continuing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we anticipate more teens will apply than we will have positions for. Priority will be given to teens who are income-eligible for free or reduced lunch. If you are eligible for the program and we have a position for you, a staff person will contact you about the next step in the hiring process.

If you have questions, you can contact us

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